Seattle Times Poetry Contest Finalists Reading
Come join the finalists of the Seattle Times 2011 poetry contest as they recite their winning poems.
The finalists are:
Pamela Carter, 50, preschool teacher, of Capitol Hill; “Spring on Capitol Hill.”
Ed Corrigan, 59, manager of a steel-service center, Maple Valley; “The Ave.”
Paul Franklin-Bihary, 37, teacher, Broadview; “Broadview.”
David Horowitz, 47, owns his own corporate/business-consulting company, Madrona; “Color and Light Together.”
Susan Jenkins, 61, school librarian, Eastlake; “Rocking & Rolling in Eastlake.”
Patrick Martin, 61, semiretired from the private equity industry; Loyal Heights; “So Happy Up Here.”
Edward Nudelman, 57, scientist, Seattle/Victory Heights; “Something There Is that Doesn’t Love a Garage.”
Hannah Oshin, 22, student, Bainbridge Island; “The Kids Are Home.”
Desi Pardo, 8, second-grader, Wedgwood; “Fun in Wedgwood.”
Gordon Personius, 80, retired from Veterans Affairs/United States Air Force, Olympic Vista near Union; “Community.”
David Presley, 40, stay-at-home father, Kennewick; “Neighborhood.”
Michelle Schaefer, 52, administrative assistant, Bothell; “The Tomatoes Next Door.”
Carol Smith, 61, retired accountant, West Seattle; “Mondo King Condo.”
Faye Thornburgh, 16, high-school junior, Sunset Hill/Ballard; “Way Home.”
John Wilde, 76, retired electronics engineer, Snohomish County; “Neighborhood of Man.”
The reading is FREE, and the bar/cafe will be open.
Presented in partnership with the Seattle Times.